Allow more time to visit and expect lines for small elevators while large elevator system is renovated. Walking exit is steep.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Weather Alert - Dec. 5, 2013
Rain/sleet forecast, heaviest on Thurs. night. Ice accumulations possible. Sleet/snow in park. Hazardous driving conditions expected Friday AM as roads become icy. Call our information line for updates 575-785-2232, or follow us @Cavernsnps.
Carlsbad Cave National Monument -- Executive Order
Executive Order No. 3984
It is hereby ordered, under authority of the Act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (36 Stat., 847), as amended by the act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat., 497), that the public lands in the following described area in the State of New Mexico be, and the same are hereby, temporarily withdrawn subject to the conditions of said acts, for classification and pending determination as to the advisability of reserving the same for national park or monument purposes:
New Mexico Principal Meridian
In T. 25 S., R. 22 E., Secs. 24, 25, 35 and 36;
THE WHITE HOUSE,
Did You Know?
The first "official" and very influential book on Jim White's adventures in Carlsbad Cavern was written in 1930 by a newsman who at best would today be called a tabloid journalist.